[Tagging] Feature proposal - RFC - natural=ridge

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 21:48:02 GMT 2011

On 11/8/2011 2:03 PM, John F. Eldredge wrote:
> Nathan Edgars II<neroute2 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On 11/7/2011 5:41 PM, Dmitri Lebedev wrote:
>>>> Is a ridge something that can be auto-generated from good
>>>> elevationdata? If so, probably only named ridges need to be mapped.
>>> I think it's ok to map unnamed ridges, just to show that some
>> borders go
>>> by them. Also, on a flat map without elevation lines, but with
>>> semi-transparent overlay imitating shadows, peaks connected together
>>> will make more sense. Right now, look at any mountaineous region,
>> the
>>> peaks just stick out chaotically. I think it's worth connecting them
>>> together.
>> What I mean is that if the ridges can be auto-generated, they can be
>> rendered without being in the database.
> What data source are you suggesting that the renderer should use, if not the OSM database?

The same one that the cycle map layer uses to draw contour lines.

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